Police are investigating two attempted abductions this morning just 20 minutes apart and possibly involving the same perpetrator.February 9, 2011, 10:47 am
A 58-year-old Bayswater man suffered a serious hand injury after an altercation with a neighbour last night.February 9, 2011, 9:13 am
A 34-year-old woman is in intensive care in hospital after she was hit by a car while crossing a road in Gosnells yesterday afternoon.February 9, 2011, 9:07 am
Tony Abbott's use of the phrase "shit happens" is hardly a hanging offence in itself but it comes at an unwelcome time for the Opposition Leader.February 9, 2011, 9:02 am
A crash south of Perth is holding up commuters heading into the city on the Kwinana Freeway this morning.February 9, 2011, 8:37 am
Actor Matthew Newton has been arrested for breaching an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) taken out by his ex-girlfriend Rachael Taylor.February 9, 2011, 8:15 am
Not even Cyclone Yasi could upset Australian consumers, with the latest measure of shopper confidence showing a small increase in February.February 9, 2011, 7:58 am
The State Government's plan to transform remote WA towns into vibrant, well-appointed centres has put the North West on the radar of developers and construction companies, with nine international and Australian property developers responding to LandCorp's call for expressions of interest in a $500 million overhaul of Karratha.February 9, 2011, 5:42 am
Tourism to Coral Bay is expected to benefit from an increase in airline competition when Qantas joins Skywest on the Perth to Exmouth route this month.February 9, 2011, 5:41 am
The State Government has ruled out a rescue package for Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame, which is teetering on the brink of financial collapse for the second time in less than a year.February 9, 2011, 5:39 am
High-profile Perth lawyer Martin Bennett is being sued for millions of dollars in damages by a former business partner in an online joint venture that collapsed nearly 10 years ago.February 9, 2011, 5:38 am
The use of mobile phones while driving, even with hands-free kits or a Bluetooth headset, would be banned within a decade under a new draft national road safety strategy.February 9, 2011, 5:36 am
A crop of 79 cannabis plants, growing in the middle of a northern suburbs lake, had gone undetected for up to a year before it was discovered yesterday by a chance fly-over by the police helicopter.February 9, 2011, 5:35 am
Motorists contending with daily traffic snarls on Wellington Street can expect more of the same as plans show it will become a street-long bus station for three years during underground works as part of the Perth City Link.February 9, 2011, 5:35 am
Two imposing seven-storey glass buildings, each encased in a steel mesh-like structure, are set to be built in Pier Street in what its proponents say marks a new era in office construction for Perth.February 9, 2011, 5:34 am
Parents will be able to check how their childcare service is performing when a new national quality standard is introduced next year.February 9, 2011, 5:32 am
Grandparents acting as foster carers to their grandchildren will be eligible for at least $1000 under a financial aid scheme to be announced by Child Protection Minister Robyn McSweeney today.February 9, 2011, 5:31 am
A Supreme Court judge has given iron ore giant Rio Tinto the go-ahead to put millions of dollars into a trust account while billionaires Stan Perron and Gina Rinehart fight over Pilbara iron ore royalties.February 9, 2011, 5:28 am
The growth in China and India underpinning WA's resources boom is likely to run at least another 15 years, a senior Federal Treasury official has predicted, boosting jobs and wages across the nation.February 9, 2011, 5:27 am
Health groups have lost their bid to stop Greater Union's Innaloo cinema being able to serve alcohol to more patrons.February 9, 2011, 5:21 am
Today's forecast: Mostly sunny
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Scarborough Beach closed after shark sighting. http://t.co/LITuEooQ3K #perthnews
Missing woman found safe and well. http://t.co/0Hq6aXagak #perthnews
The family of murdered businessman Peter Davis talk about loss, pain and 'an empty chair at the table'. http://t.co/F76NIEu22o #perthnews
Pro and anti live export protestors face off in Fremantle. http://t.co/532TqbdeW7 #perthnews
A 60yo woman is missing from Bentley Hospital. Police are concerned for the welfare of Ah Moy Ng. http://t.co/0Hq6aXagak #perthnews
Grease the musical is coming to Perth next year. http://t.co/PPNaQsl1LF #perthnews
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